Sam Cheptoris is a Ugandan politician. In 2011 Cheptoris won the Kapchorwa District LC5 position on the National Resistance Movement political party ticket. After one five-year term, he successfully contested for the newly created Kapchorwa Municipality constituency in the Parliament of Uganda. On 6 June 2016, he was appointed as Cabinet Minister of Water and Environment. Cheptoris is the proprietor of (a) Kapchrowa Standard Academy, a secondary school in Kapchorwa District and (b) Cheminy Standard Academy, a secondary school in neighboring Kween District.